Explore Plant Education
Tropical Treat Night at Garfield Park Conservatory
Wednesday, February 15th
3 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (stop by anytime)
300 N. Central Park
For more information, contact 312-746-5100.
Enjoy a tasty treat while learning about the “sweet plants” of the Conservatory. Fact and . . . → Read More: Tropical Treat Night at Garfield Park Conservatory, February 15th, 3PM
C3 Southeast Regional Network Ashe Park Beach Clean Up 9.25.10
On Saturday, September 25, C3 leaders, teachers and students went above and beyond to protect our region’s greatest natural resource; the Great Lakes Basin by participating in the Adopt a Beach Clean Up Day. C3′s partner organization Alliance for the Great Lakes is the . . . → Read More: C3 volunteers make a big splash on Adopt-a-Beach Day
Join the Alliance for the Great Lakes for this unique stewardship opportunity. On September 25 from 9am -12pm, volunteers will convene on beach-side locations throughout Chicago to demonstrate their commitment to Great Lakes conservation.
C3 leaders and teacher will be hosting volunteers at two specific sites:
Ashe Park Beach Clean Up Hosted by the . . . → Read More: Explore Environmental Stewardship: 9.25 Adopt a Beach Day
August 18th, 7:30pm showing of Shrek the Musical at the Cadillac Palace Theater (151 W. Randolph Street)
The Chicago Conservation Corps (C3) is teaming up with Broadway in Chicago and Dreamworks’ Shrek the Musical for a special night of “fun”draising in support of C3.
We invite you to attend this special event . . . → Read More: Buy tickets for Shrek the Musical and support C3
Friday, June 11 C3 Trainee, Yvonne White-Morey: On Track for the Environment –Greening a School Field Day Event 9:30 am -12:30 pm
The 4th Annual Chicago Virtual Charter School Field Day Event will be a lot greener this year as students incorporate green games with track and field events.
Yvonne will coordinate the addition . . . → Read More: Green Field Day June 11 9:30-12:30 at IIT
Join us April 23 for an Earth Day party at the Nature Museum 5-11PM! Earth, Wine and Fire! EarthWineandFire.com . . . → Read More: Earth Wine and Fire: Earth Day benefit party Fri April 23
The Chicago Conservation Corps is now recruiting CPS teachers to attend our Spring 2010 orientations in anticipation of the 2010-2011 school year. At the orientation, you will learn how to start and run an after-school environmental service club for 8th-12th grade CPS Students through the Chicago . . . → Read More: Join the C3 Student Club Network
A Forest For Earth Day
You can help protect one of the worlds most beautiful and diverse rainforest habitats when you participate and recycle with public schools in Chicago just in time for the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day. Recycle Tech Solutions (RTS), a local cell phone & electronics recycler, is working with individual Chicago . . . → Read More: A FOREST FOR EARTH DAY
You care. Do something. We’ll help. The following is a list of events coordinated by our C3 Leaders and Trainees, as well as volunteer opportunities facilitated by our C3 Partners. For a full listing of events, visit the C3 Calendar. Upcoming Events and Opportunities – July 11: Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sale in Lawndale/Pilsen . . . → Read More: C3 Events and Opportunities: July 2009
Department of Environment News and Opportunities – June 2008 – June 7: Household Chemicals & Computer Recycling Facility Open – June 9-11: NeoCon at Merchandise Mart – June 13: Bike to Work Day Rally – June 21: Environmental Resource Event at U.S. Cellular Field – June 30: Registration Deadline for Solar PowerUp! for Kids – . . . → Read More: DOE News and Opportunities – June 2008
Education and fashion unite to promote a smarter, greener future for Chicago
What: Pivot, Chicago’s first eco-boutique, hosts an open house event to benefit the Academy for Global Citizenship, a new Chicago Public Contract School on the Southwest Side. Opening for Kindergarten and First Grade students in August 2008, the school aims to be a . . . → Read More: Open House at Pivot, Feb 27
Illinois Rain Garden Initiative The Illinois Rain Garden Initiative is designed to empower students and communities to confront local flooding concerns, restore native Illinois prairie habitats, and learn about green solutions to storm water management. The Lieutenant Governor’s Office will award 22 grants of $500 each to plant rain gardens. Eligible organizations include public institutions, . . . → Read More: Opportunities and grant programs in Illinois
Educational Programs: A list by the Calumet Stewardship Initiative (CSI)
The Calumet Stewardship Initiative (CSI) lists several educational programs on its website http://www.calumetstewardshipinitiative.org – click “Education”. The Calumet Stewardship Initiative envisions a Calumet region marked by vibrant communities and cultures, healthy natural areas and a strong economy. Toward this end, the Calumet Stewardship Initiative engages . . . → Read More: Looking for Educational Programming in Chicago?
Eden Place is hosting a Fall celebration of Fuller Park’s food, crafts, and family — bringing together a wide range of artisans, vendors, and entertainment. A good time for all!
Come for seasonal food, a flea market, agricultural exhibits, wagon rides, music, storytelling, and the only urban pumpkin patch for miles around. Admission is . . . → Read More: Celebrate Fall at Eden Place
Thanks to all the teachers who participated in last Thursday’s Get-together.
We are excited to have 30 teachers at 22 schools leading after-school environmental service clubs with their students.
As promised, here is the powerpoint presentation that was shown. Good luck with your surveys and projects!
Contact me (312-744-3634 or firstname.lastname@example.org) with . . . → Read More: Chicago Conservation Club for Teachers
Joann Podkul and Kevin Murphy are not fully certified (technically, because they still have one class to complete in October) but they are already busy on something.
Their project is the beautification of 100th Street between Avenues G and J on the Far South Side down the street from where they live. It is . . . → Read More: Getting Started in Calumet